Magneto-electricity
Magneto-electricity Mag`net*o-e`lec*tric"i*ty, n. 1. Electricity evolved by the action of magnets. [1913 Webster]

2. (Physics) That branch of science which treats of the development of electricity by the action of magnets; -- the counterpart of electro-magnetism. [1913 Webster]


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  • Magneto-electric machine — Magneto electric Mag net*o e*lec tric, Magneto electrical Mag net*o e*lec tric*al, a. (Physics) Pertaining to, or characterized by, electricity by the action of magnets; as, magneto electric induction. [1913 Webster] {Magneto electric machine}, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • magneto-electric — (adj.) also magnetoelectric, characterized by electricity produced by magnets, 1831, from MAGNETO (Cf. magneto ) + ELECTRIC (Cf. electric) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Magneto — For other uses, see Magneto (disambiguation). Demonstration hand cranked magneto A magneto is an electrical generator that uses permanent magnets to produce alternating current. Hand cranked magneto generators were used to provide ringing current …   Wikipedia

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